Rockets Trade Ennis to Lakers for Huertas

Photo Credit: Orange County Register

The Houston Rockets have traded point guard Tyler Ennis to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for point guard Marcelo Huertas.

Ennis, 22, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 46 games and averaged 14.2 minutes per game, 4.5 points per game, 1.6 rebounds per game, 2.1 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, and 0.5 steals per game. He shot 44.9% from the field, 33.3% from 3-point range, and 73.5% from the free throw line.

This season, Ennis has played in 31 games and averaged 6.3 minutes per game, 1.9 points per game, 0.6 rebounds per game, 1.1 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, and 0.2 steals per game. He is shooting 39.1% from the field, 37.5% from 3-point range, and 66.7% from the free throw line.

Over his 3-year NBA career, Ennis has played in 110 games and averaged 11.5 minutes per game, 3.5 points per game, 1.2 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, and 0.4 steals per game. His career shooting percentages are 40.8% from the field, 31.6% from 3-point range, and 72.7% from the free throw line.

Huertas, 33, has been in the NBA for 2 seasons, both with the Lakers. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 53 games and averaged 16.4 minutes per game, 4.5 points per game, 1.7 rebounds per game, 3.4 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, and 0.5 steals per game. He shot 42.2% from the field, 26.2% from 3-point range, and 93.1% from the free throw line.

This season, Huertas has played in 23 games and averaged 10.3 minutes per game, 2.7 points per game, 1.0 rebound per game, 2.3 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, and 0.4 steals per game. He is shooting 36.8% from the field, 21.1% from 3-point range, and 52.9% from the free throw line.

Over his 2-year NBA career, Huertas has played in 76 games and averaged 14.6 minutes per game, 3.9 points per game, 1.5 rebounds per game, 3.1 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, and 0.5 steals per game. His career shooting percentages are 40.9% from the field, 25.0% from 3-point range, and 78.3% from the free throw line.

 

-Asher Fair

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